After completing studies in Biology in Canada and working in the USA as a whale researcher, Claudio Corbelli made a shift in his path and dedicated himself to the study of tai chi chuan, meditation and counselling.
He has now a 15-year experience in tai chi chuan and
mindfulness meditation and he is a certified transpersonal counsellor.
He is Senior Instructor in the Dong Tai Chi lineage,
has volunteered and funded a charitable non-profit, Nirodha, working with street kids in the Ukraine, and spent time in retreats with Thich Nath Hanh, Eckhart Tolle and others.
Claudio has worked as a counsellor in a center for people in psychiatric distress in Italy, leading mindfulness groups and counselling staff, volunteers and family members.